Category Archives: true story

Able Seaman Medical Assistant Kate Nesbitt…

…was awarded the British Military Cross through her actions in providing medical aid to Lance Corporal John List during an ambush in Nawa – Central Helmund Province – Afghanistan. (Image received by email – source unknown) Kate is the only … Continue reading

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I thought I’d share this…

…because it made me laugh out loud on the plane!  In last week’s Pilbara Echo – a local newspaper I pick up whenever I’m in the Shire of Roebourne – they had a wanted ad that read: “WANTED: Telepath. You … Continue reading

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Ugly scene in the Hay St Mall today…

… and I’ve just stepped out of it!  A young woman who’s a regular busker in the mall – had a ‘disagreement’ with her male companion.  It turned VERY ugly, very quickly, and when a fella in a suit tried … Continue reading

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